Illuminating Our Lives

Study Exam

New York. Photo: Leonard Bogdonoff.

Thousands across the country in October took the Introductory Exam, the first level of exams in the SGI-USA study program, as a means to develop a self-empowered practice through a correct understanding of Nichiren Buddhism. SGI President Ikeda said in a message to the examinees: “As you continue to deeply study the great wish and vow of Nichiren Daishonin, the Buddha of the Latter Day of the Law, the sun of hope and justice will begin to shine so brilliantly within you that every aspect of your lives will be illuminated and nothing will defeat you.”

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